Posted in November 2012

Store-bought holiday helpers

Soon to be Christmas, friend Lindsay wrote on the invitation to her annual craft fair. Once visitors have admired her exquisite silver jewelry, she plies them with mulled wine and her famous mincemeat tarts with brandy butter. Lindsay may be the only Canadian cooking from scratch this holiday season. With all the festive snacks, appetizers, mains and desserts filling supermarket shelves, entertaining friends … Continue reading

One sweet apple

One sweet apple

Get your taste buds dancing! There’s just a week or two left to taste the 2012 crop of SweeTango apples, so keep your eyes peeled. This freckled red beauty with the snap-happy crunch and sweet-tart flavour, released in 2009 after more than 20 years of research and trials, is a cross between the now colossally … Continue reading